World Cup Fever

The Rugby World Cup is finally here, and the sunshine is back! Here at Caiger & Co HQ, we are super excited and preparing for hosting our own Rugby World Cup party.

Get your friends over, and whilst enjoying some drinks, whip up these easy recipes as half time snacks. It’s going to be a good one!

Broad bean and pea hummus

Ingredients

400g shelled broad beans
300g shelled peas
1 tbsp. tahini
2 coves of garlic
100-150ml olive oil
½ juice of lemon
Salt and pepper
1 small bunch dill, chopped
Warm water

Method

Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until smooth. Taste and season with more lemon, salt or pepper as needed. Stir the chopped dill through to taste.

Serve with spring vegetable crudités, pitta or crostini.

 

Mini meringues with seasonal berries

Makes 70 minis, 12 normal

Ingredients

3 free range egg whites
165g caster sugar
1 pinch cream of tarter
100ml whipped double cream
soft fruits or berries

Line 2 baking sheets with greaseproof paper, and rub with olive oil. Whip the egg whites until stiff, add the cream of tartar and the begin with the sugar.

Add the caster sugar 1 spoonful at a time. Allowing pauses between spoonfuls. Once all the sugar is added, continue to whip until if you rub some mixture you can barely feel the sugar granules. Place into a piping bag, and pipe onto the baking sheet.

Bake at 110C for 30-40 mins, until crisp on top and on the bases. Decorate with the whipped cream and fruit.

 

0